Talk:ThinCan

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The speedy deletion mark was premature. The ThinCan is extremely relevant in the context of lightweight computing solutions based on the Geode CPU, particularly given how many people see it as the OLPC's most direct competition. Another key point is the manufacturer's contributions to LinuxBIOS being recycled by the OLPC project for their upgrade from the Geode GX to the Geode LX. Q-funk 20:38, 11 May 2007 (UTC)


Don't remove the speedy tag, though. What needs to be done is address the statement that the company is not notable - with reliable third party sources. Both the speedy and hangon tag are retained until there is resolution. Ellbeecee 20:40, 11 May 2007 (UTC)


The company itself may be irrelevant, but their product is not, at least not since Linutop chose it as their hardware base and also how some people see the Linutop as the main competitor for the OLPC, hence the reason for creating this article. Q-funk 21:59, 11 May 2007 (UTC)


I need better references for the blurb about OLPC adopting Artec's LinuxBIOS code. Right now, all I have is a forwarded e-mail from the LinuxBIOS mailing list, where someone from AMD joined the list and explains why. Q-funk 23:02, 11 May 2007 (UTC)


The Linutop picture with the red polo shirt was removed at Linutop SARL's own request as it is their own copyrighted PR material. Please do not put it back. Q-funk 11:01, 12 May 2007 (UTC)


The image appears to be false, here a real image. GermanX (talk) 14:09, 2 June 2008 (UTC)

The original model was an aluminum tube like the imagen. GermanX (talk) 16:55, 4 June 2008 (UTC)

Advertising?[edit]

Someone (not me) added the tag about the text reading like an advertisement. While not blatant advertising, it does appear to have a light touch of spin ("historically significant"), although I do commend the great work done by fellow Estonians. -Mardus (talk) 08:08, 18 June 2009 (UTC)

I'd really like some proper justification for why this would constitute advertising. Blindly pasting that tag without justification via this talk page is not a particularly smart way of handling this.-Q-FUNK (talk) 12:16, 18 June 2009 (UTC)